See how Edna Brewer Middle School has implemented the new Next Generation Science Standards: What are they and how are they changing science education?
Ms. Johnstone shared this excellent video of the 8th graders launching their rockets. It’s even set to music! View it now.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today saluted the innovative science instruction taking place at Edna Brewer Middle School—instruction that will be coming to all of California’s public schools as a result of recent efforts to dramatically enhance and modernize science education.
“As a former science teacher, I couldn’t be more excited by the learning I saw today in Jeri Johnstone’s eighth grade integrated science class,” Torlakson said. “It’s hands-on, interactive, and collaborative. Students and teachers ask lots of questions and work like scientists. These are the kinds of skills needed for success in high school, college and the modern workplace.” [Read more…]
SAVE THE DATE – WEDNESDAY, MAY 4TH
What you need to know:
- All students must complete a project for class grade
- All participants will be provided with a display board – no need for parents to buy one!
- Top project from each academic family will go to the OUSD Science Fair, May 18th and re [Read more…]